Posts from GovConWire for 03/03/2017

General Dynamics Vet Jeff Bohling Joins Vencore as Civilian & Defense Group SVP, GM

Jeff Bohling, formerly vice president and general manager of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has joined Vencore as senior VP and GM of the Chantilly, Virginia-based firm’s civilian and defense business group…
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Hitachi Subsidiary Wins $163M DLA Contract for Radiology Systems, Training Services

A U.S. subsidiary of Hitachi has won a potential 10-year, $162.8 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide radiology equipment, accessories and training support services to U.S…
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Greg Clark: Symantec’s New Venture Capital Arm to Focus on Cybersecurity Tech

Symantec has launched a venture capital business in a push to help startup companies accelerate the introduction of new technology platforms to the cybersecurity market. Symantec Ventures will offer entrepreneurs access to the firm’s Integrated Cyber Defense Platform and Digital Safety Platform, artificial intelligence expertise, go-to-market resources and civilian threat intelligence network, the company said Thursday…
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Orbital ATK Lands $67M IDIQ to Produce Sidewinder Rocket Motors for Foreign Govt Clients

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a five-year, $67 million contract to manufacture AIM-9P Sidewinder missile rocket motors for foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Thursday $8…
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Datapipe Lands FedRAMP Certification for PaaS Cloud Platform

Datapipe has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for the company’s platform-as-a-service offering to government agencies. FedRAMP’s Joint Authorization Board certified the Datapipe Government Cloud platform as compliant with 800-53 Revision 4 controls that cover privacy and additional security measures…
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Trowbridge & Trowbridge Awarded Navy IT, Cybersecurity Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Trowbridge & Trowbridge a $23.4 million contract for  information technology, system administration and cybersecurity services to the Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Auxiliary Engines for Lockheed-Built Orion Spacecraft; Eileen Drake, Mike Hawes Comment

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted hot-fire acceptance tests on eight auxiliary engines to be used on the inaugural flight of NASA‘s Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System next year. The company said Wednesday it oversees the development of auxiliary engines for the European Space Agency’s European Service Module that will provide air and water, temperature control, power and propulsion capacity for Orion crew members…
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VIDEO: Security’s Role in Military Simulation and Training

One of the challenges that arise with various simulation training systems is the lack of interoperability and the appropriate level of security for various systems. While we were on the I/ITSEC show floor, during the Operation Blended Warrior exercises, we asked several of the participants, including executives from the Joint Training Integration and Evaluation Center (JTIEC), Rockwell Collins, and CAE, about the growing demands for cross-domain and secure systems…
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